Entry Level Backend Developer

Who We’re Looking For

This in-office, full-time role will be directly responsible for specifying, writing, testing, and deploying PHP code in an Open Source LAMP environment. The person in this role must possess a strong ability to estimate project hours and execute assigned tasks from inception to final deployment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify, implement, and test requirements to achieve new project goals
  • Collaborate with team members to complete client projects
  • Perform code updates to ensure secure and efficient operations
  • Research solutions for coding and performance issues
  • Translate program development into documentation for Workflow, Training, and Support
  • Manage projects and progress within time estimations to ensure daily operations and planning

Qualifications & Requirements

Top Skills:

  • Desire to continuously learn new languages, platforms, and skills
  • Good understanding in Object Orientated PHP development
  • Excellent command of modern web browsers
  • Good foundation in HTML, CSS, JavaScript


  • PHP: 2+ years 
  • MySQL: 2+ years 
  • Laravel Development (Bonus)
  • WordPress Development (Bonus)

Why You’ll Love Working Here

We’re a designer-owned company that’s been producing award-winning website design and development, custom programming, and marketing projects for 20 years. Our clients are local, regional and national companies that range from established brands to startups. Our office is located on West Covell Road in Edmond within walking distance from the Uptown Market, The Garage, Pepperoni Grill, and Mitch Park.

At Back40 Design, you’ll enjoy a casual, flexible and relaxed work environment with some added benefits: medical, dental, vision, and Simple IRA.

If you enjoy working alongside dependable self-managing professionals - this is the place for you.

Application Process

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and portfolio to careers@back40design.com.